Sculptor, born at Muckhart, near Dollar, Scotland, where he attended the Academy, then studied at Edinburgh College of Art under Percy Portsmouth. Also studied in Rome, Florence and Paris, 1911–14. Brother of the painter Jeanie Wright Ellis. Paulin exhibited RA, RSA, Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, RI and in the provinces. Among his notable works are a statue in Hampstead, London, to the ballerina Anna Pavlova and a bronze bust of the artist Sir John Lavery. Paulin’s work could often be witty, in a classical style, examples being Fountain Group for a Bird Bath and The Chase, pictured in the volume RBS: Modern British Sculpture, published in 1939. Paulin was a fellow of the RBS. Lived in London.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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